The Dutch Village Mall has undergone some dramatic renovations as it nears an Aug. 1 reopening of the seven-room hotel. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Community can help name new Lynden hotel

Dutch Village Mall plans for hotel opening Aug. 1 LYNDEN — Amid plans to open the hotel in the Dutch Village Mall on Aug. 1, one of the few things still lacking is a name for the seven-room downtown ...
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Loverboy joins fair grandstand lineup

LYNDEN — With its well-known anthem “Working for the Weekend,” it’s appropriate that Canadian rock band Loverboy is performing the Friday, Aug. 19, Northwest Washington Fair grandstand show.   With ...
Farmers Insurance agent Andy Jewell, right, presents a check to Lynden Christian Elementary School librarian Karen Rast on Monday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Jewell gives $5,000 to local educators, including LC

LC librarian surprised with award from local Farmers Insurance agent LYNDEN — Lynden Christian Elementary School librarian Karen Rast didn’t know what Monday morning was going to bring. But Farmers ...
The most tense moments came on Kok Road after the rally. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Planning for Trump visit was a 36-hour race

County Emergency Operations Center activated for Trump LYNDEN — Less than 48 hours wasn’t an ideal timeframe to plan for the 5,000 people streaming into the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, the thousands ...
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PHOTOS: The Trump scene

Saturday in Lynden was a day of Donald Trump. Here’s the scene as captured by Lynden Tribune photographer Tim Newcomb…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or ...

Seven duplex lots for 1.73 acres near fair

Property currently is used only for fair parking one week of the year LYNDEN — A vacant 1.73 acres of land north of Kok Road just east of the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds near 17th Street is proposed ...

Fourth-quarter sales drop in Whatcom County

But non-store sales helped give the area a boost WHATCOM — Sales in stores weren’t as lucrative in 2015 as in 2014. Fourth-quarter 2015 taxable retail sales of goods saw a decline across most of Whatcom ...

Guide widening to Badger is funded

But Lynden project won’t start until 2023, at soonest LYNDEN — There’s finally funding to complete the Guide Meridian Road widening project through Lynden. But not until 2023, at the soonest. The ...
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April warmth sets two local records

High temps last week were summer-like WHATCOM — The run of warm weather in mid-April set two records locally, according to Roderic Perry, who tracks daily temperature and precipitation northeast of Lynden ...

Tight parking: A great new Lynden problem

City to gather downtown parking data LYNDEN — A study of downtown Lynden’s parking habits will help guide the city in developing an updated plan. The Lynden Police Department, with the support of the ...